Big Coppitt man charged with molesting young girl
A 21 year old Big Coppitt Key man was arrested Monday for performing sexual acts on a young girl under the age of 12.
The girl, 7 years old at the time the acts took place, told a family member about the abuse and the family member reported it to the Sheriff’s Office. When he was interviewed by Major Crimes Detective Rosa DiGiovanni, the suspect, 21 year old Christian Lopez, admitted to molesting the girl on multiple occasions.
Lopez was charged with sexual assault of a child and two counts lewd and lascivious molestation of a child and he was booked into jail.